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50% of the population of new york, the first port of call for the majority of immigrants, was foreign-born. but attitudes were changing. toward the end of the 19th sentry, just 1.6% of immigrants were asian. but apparently that was enough to push congress to pass the chinese exclusion act in 1882 restricting immigration from china for ten years. as public opinion turned against certain kinds of immigrants in the early 20th century, more legislative restrictions began to take hold. in 1924, the johnson-reid immigration act created a quota system. it puts caps on the number of immigrants that could come to the u.s. from a particular country. the act also included a provision that made certain immigrants ineligible for citizenship based on race or nationality. by the middle of the 20th septemberry, the face of immigration to the united states had begun to change. by the end of the 1970s, a third of the foreign-born population of the country hailed from latin america. today that trend has continued. in the last census, more than half of the foreign born population is from latin america. o
-ins all over the country from sitka, alaska, all the way to rochester, new york. >> does she actually have swelling that you can see in her hands? >> one of the biggest fears about the new law is that doctors, unhappy with its requirements, will stop accepting or treating legitimate pain patients, that those with chronic conditions will be left without the care and the medications they need. >> life starts to lose some of its meaning when you're in chronic pain. >> i have seen her curled up in the fetal position for hours, even crying at times. >> in tacoma, washington, christie and burt goler, husband and wife, are both in pain, his caused by multiple sclerosis. >> my leg is constantly being electrocuted from the inside out. >> hers caused by a car accident 16 years ago. >> i was in a big old '77 chevrolet station wagon, bent it in half. i looked in my rearview mirror and i could actually see the woman putting mascara on, and i knew i was in trouble. >> you are slowing down or stopping at the light. >> i was at a complete stop. i just saw her barrelling toward me. i could see she wasn't e
embassy in new york and boston, egyptian embassy in washington, d.c. sentiment is running strong on both sides of the issue. for an against morsi. we have somebody absolutely opposed to president morsi here. why do you think morsi is doing the wrong thing? a guy in charge and -- this means that is not at all. [ inaudible ] >> do you think he is taking awer totarian -- >> of course. mubarak took 50 years to reach this point. making this in five months. >> reporter: thank you. why do you support the president? the only democracy that we agree on. i mean the regulations and the rules of democracy is get to the balance and vote. vote. >> reporter: but he apolished the courts. isn't that authoritarian stand? >> he is not against court. in the beginning he wanted to get parliament back to be meeting again. but it prohibited him from so. his power and his skull and tapabilities to be able to take the country and move forward. okay? now it's dictatorial. >> a deep disagreement over the ast taken by president morsi in egypt. >> thank you. >> shannon: secretary of state hillary clinton says last w
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